Rochester

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Cities are begging for Amazon's new headquarters and it's sad

Cities across the country are offering tax breaks and lavish perks to win Amazon's second, supplemental headquarters.
Noah Kulwin
10.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dungeons & Dragons Is Now Part of the National Toy Hall of Fame

The National Museum of Play welcomed the beloved tabletop game to join its Hall of Fame, which already includes the swing set, Mr. Potato Head, and the Game Boy.
VICE Staff
11.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Women Are Celebrating Their Right to Vote at Susan B. Anthony's Grave

A local Rochester news station has set up a Facebook Live stream at Mount Hope Cemetery, where men and women have come to leave their "I Voted" stickers on the activist's gravestone.
Lauren Messman
11.8.16
police

Rochester Police Used A $200,000 Stingray To Track Gang Members

Police have used the once-secret counterterrorism tools for pretty much everything except terrorism.
Janus Rose
5.18.16
Kill the Noise

There's More to Kill The Noise Than a Drunken Toronto Afterparty

"If you think you can get away with anything, that’s when people lose respect for you."
Rebecca Krauss
11.12.15
VICE Sports Shorts

Abby Wambach's Journey From Rochester To The World Stage

USWNT star Abby Wambach returns home to Rochester, New York before joining Team USA in Canada for the 2015 FIFA World Cup.
VICE Sports
6.5.15
abby wambach

Coming Soon: Abby Wambach's Journey From Rochester to the World Stage

Sneak peak of Abby Wambach's journey from Rochester to the World Cup, presented by Gatorade.
VICE Sports
6.4.15
Photo

Photographer Juan Madrid Takes Intimate Portraits of Fallen American Cities

We talked to him about capitalism, despair, and knife fights.
Mossless
10.6.14
Words

What the Hell is Brooklyn Bounce?

For starters, it's all over the debut album from rising producer Codes.
VICE Thump
9.30.14
videos

Make Your Own Invisibility Cloak for Less Than $100

Optical physics goes DIY.
Michael Byrne
9.28.14
Buffalo Bills

Hey Jon Bon Jovi: Bills Fans Live on Buffalo Wings and Straight Talk, Not a Prayer

Wanted, preferably alive: an NFL owner that embodies the unique spirit of the Rust Belt city.
Spencer Lund
8.6.14
taji's mahal

HiriiTheHuman Is a Suburban Rap Prodigy

For this week's Mahal, I met up HiriiTheHuman, a 15-year-old member of Rochester's suburban rap scene. While hanging out with Hirii, I asked him about growing up in the suburbs, his new song, and why there are no spaces in his name.
Taji Ameen
10.12.13